New or Improved Features in the Garmin Astro 430
- Expanded Dog Capability: Track up to 20 dogs from a range of up to 9 miles.
- GPS/GLONASS: High-sensitivity GPS and GLONASS satellite reception has the ability to track in more challenging environments than GPS alone.
- Faster Update Rate: 2.5 second update rate provides faster location tracking when dogs are on the run.
- Preloaded Mapping: Includes preloaded TOPO U.S. 100K mapping and a free 1 year BirdsEye Satellite Imagery subscription.
- Hunt Metrics: Hunt Metrics dog performance data shows distance travelled, time afield, and more so you can train your dog more effectively.
- High Visible Design: Vibrant orange design, making it difficult to lose in the field.
- Garmin DriveTrack 70: compatible GPS navigator gives the driver a large 7 inch screen to see where dogs are located while navigating the trail.
- Wearables: Receive dog status updates and alerts at a glance using your Fenix 3 GPS watch.
- Compatible Devices: Compatible with a variety of dog devices: T5, T5 mini, TT15, TT15 mini, DC50, TT10, and newer models (provides tracking only).
- Optional Battery: Optional in unit rechargeable NiMH battery pack or uses standard AA battery power.
- Dog Notifications: Receive notifications when a dog is "Treed" or "On Point".
Returning features in the Garmin Astro 430
- Vibrant Display: Sunlight readable, glove friendly, 2.6 inch color display.
- Compass/Altimeter: 3 axis electronic compass and barometric altimeter.
- Wireless Connectivity: Wirelessly connect to a variety of compatible Garmin devices, including VIRB action cameras and the Tempe temperature sensor.
- Water Rating: Handheld device water rated to IPX7.
- Additional Mapping: MicroSD card slot and support for TOPO U.S. 24k, Garmin Hunt View, City Navigator, Garmin Custom Maps, and more. (All sold separately)
- Basecamp: Free trip planning software that lets you view and organize maps, way-points, routes, and tracks; and then share with friends, family, or fellow explorers.
T5 Tracking Collar Features:
- T5 Collar can be configured to work with either the Garmin Astro or the Garmin Alpha.
- Top-mounted, high sensitivity, GLONASS-enabled satellite receiver.
- 22.5” braided-steel antenna, with 18.5” antenna available as an option.
- User-configurable Rescue Mode to extend battery life.
- Updates dog positions every 2.5, 5, 10, 30, or 120 seconds.
- Easy-to-replace 27”x1” collar strap (no tools needed).
- Extreme waterproofing (up to 10 meters, or ~33 feet).
- Rechargeable, replaceable Lithium Ion Battery.
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